Katha Schäfer


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  • From Saxony/Eastern Germany
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About Me


settle down in Jyväskylä


What friends say about me: friendly, warm-hearted, sociable, joyful, loud-laughing, reliable, trustworthy, authentic, smart, musical, thoughtful, curious, sensitive, caring

What I like: foreign languages, good food, France, "handmade" music, concerts, films, cosy places, tea, cake, flowers, cats, nature, jewelry, yoga, swimming, singing, knitting, do handicrafts, modesty


Things that you keep for your own are lost. Things you share are forever yours.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


offering my matress to kind people
maybe surfing your couch one day


Almost all people I met via CS were open-minded, curious and went for a song anytime. Their company made me feel home at foreign places - what better can happen?


actual: Finnish culture and language
natural: hiking, canoeing, swimming
cultural: concerts, films, museums, traveling
musical: playing guitar, piano or accordion, singing, concerts, local bands, vocal ensembles, sound installations
professional: music psychology, neuroaesthetics, art/music history, neuroscience, evolution
preferred cuisines: italian, french, indian, german
fine arts: paintings, sculptures, photos, bodypainting

Music, Movies, and Books

music: classic, rock, folk, gothic, medieval, singer/songwriter, worldmusic, ska, raggae, alternative, punk...

movies: As it is in Heaven, Amélie, Emotifs anonymes, Ensemble c'est tout, Herr Lehmann, Intouchables, La môme, Small World, The diving bell and the butterfly, The Lifes of Others

books: Le petit prince, The alchimist, Herr Lehmann, cookery books

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

holding a little lamb
music of Finnish natives (Samish people)
steep coasts in Ireland, Denmark & Germany
Rodin museum, Picasso museum & Centre Pompidou in Paris
french food market

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you cooking (german, french, italian...) and a bit German, if you're interested.
I'd like to learn more about other ways of life, what luck means and why people life where they do.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland, France, Germany

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